Location: Waterloo, Iowa
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Porkhaven Farms is a wean-to-finish operation located near Waterloo, Iowa.
We are hiring a full-time Swine Finishing Assistant. In this role, you’ll be responsible for daily chores to ensure proper feed, water, air, and overall pig care.
Operate Finishing Unit:
- Run feed lines and adjust feeders and waters when necessary.
- Maintain a proper pen environment.
- Monitor pig health and carry out the treatment in conjunction with the veterinarian.
- Assist with selling hogs.
- Power wash and disinfect buildings when emptied.
- Monitor pits and run scraper weekly.
- Dispose of dead pigs and be able to euthanize pigs when necessary.
- Perform maintenance on the facilities, equipment, and ventilation systems to the best of your abilities.
- Do weekend chores as outlined in the personnel manual.
- Maintain accurate inventory sheets at all sites.
- Be responsible for maintaining a high level of biosecurity between all buildings and sites.
- Monitor and maintain a compost pile.
- Assist in other areas as needed.
- Previous swine experience preferred.
- Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be innovative, and adapt to change.
- Excellent organization, accuracy, and attention to detail.
We offer a competitive salary (based on experience and qualifications), group health, dental and vision insurance, flex system cafeteria plan, 401K retirement, and life insurance.
If you want to work with a growing and dynamic organization, please apply.